By Juliette Sebock



The cloud lies in your palm

While you roll it, stroke it.

It seems to like your touch

So much so that it grasps you back

Like a newborn.



Until you share, or try.

You look into its eyes one last time,


And no sooner do you loosen your grip

–it’s gone.


Juliette Sebock is the author of Mistakes Were Made and has work forthcoming or appearing in a wide variety of publications.  She is the founding editor of Nightingale & Sparrow and runs a lifestyle blog, For the Sake of Good Taste.  When she isn’t writing (and sometimes when she is), she can be found with a cup of coffee and her cat, Fitz.  Juliette can be reached on her website or across social media

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